Hotel Guest Fined for Hacking Hotel Wifi
A security engineer from Chinese multinational company Tencent hacked into the WiFi system of a hotel in Singapore and received a fine for publicly disclosing administrator login passwords. Zheng Dutao participated in the capture-the-flag competition during the Hack InThe Box security conference in Singapore at the end of August and decided to test the WiFi...
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Russian Fancy Bear Hacking Group Takes Advantage of UEFI Rootkit
What is the issue? Some of us are aware that in today’s generation cybercrime is rampant the same as how technology improves. UEFI is replacing BIOS as a firmware for most computers and mother boards. With the advancement of the firmware comes an exploit hackers can use. Once infected with this malware rootkit it will...
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PGA Americas Held Ransom for Bitcoins - iZOOlogic
Cyber Attackers have taken over the control of computer servers belonging to the PGA of America, demanding a bitcoin ransom from the famed golf association in order to return control to them. Officials were locked out of critical files that relate to the PGA Championship and the upcoming Ryder Cup in France. While trying to...
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A 16-Year-Old High School Student Just Hacked Apple
It’s been said that Apple and its systems are generally unhackable. But in today’s age, nothing is impossible. This proved to be true – Just recently, a 16-year old … let that sink in for a moment. A 16-year old high school student from Melbourne, Australia penetrated the extremely secure Apple servers and downloaded some...
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Apple iOS 12 Just Got Jailbroken
Yet another terrible news for Apple. Pangu – The Chinese Hacking Team is back and once again and surprised everyone by hacking the just released iOS12 on the iPhone XS. Well, that was awkwardly fast. The Pangu Jailbreak Team has been dormant for a while. Their last jailbreak was the iOS9 back in October 2015....
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The Crypto-Criminal Bar Brawl
CryptoLocker made it into the scene in 2013 that really opened the age of ransomware on a grand scale. It spread like a wildfire in a form of attachment to spam messages and use RSA public key encryption to seal up users files, and monetizing by decrypting keys. As Avast notes that at its height...
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Cathay Pacific Hacked! Millions of Passenger Data Exposed
Hong Kong-based carrier Cathay Pacific has affirmed that it endured an information breach that has bargained 9.4 million travelers’ information. The firm trusts that travelers’ personal data including names, nationality, dates of birth, telephone numbers, email addresses, international ID numbers, character card numbers, regular customer participation numbers, custom administration comments and travel history may have...
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Adult Website Hacking Leaks
The database housing an erotica site known as “Wife Lovers” has been hacked, grabbing client data secured just by an easy to-split, obsolete hashing method known as the DEScrypt calculation.   Throughout the end of the week, it became visible that Wife Lovers and seven sister websites, all comparably focused to a particular grown-up intrigue...
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Construction Machinery Can Be Hacked? Apparently, YES
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is instructing a few clients regarding Telecrane development cranes to fix their control frameworks – following the exposure of a security bug that could enable a close-by assailant to remotely capture the gear. The administration security body this week issued a caution on CVE-2018-17935, a security vulnerability...
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Even Food Delivery Companies Get Hacked
Food delivery startup DoorDash has received dozens of complaints from customers who say their accounts have been hacked. DoorDash is now a $4 billion company after raising $250 million last month, and serves more than 1,000 cities across the U.S. and Canada. Dozens of people have tweeted at @DoorDash with complaints that their accounts had...
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